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Category: Executive Update

Executive Update: April 15, 2021

Important Dates: May 4: SkillsUSA National Signing Day May 5-6: Connect to My Future Conference May 8: SkillsUSA’s 56th Anniversary Register for SkillsUSA TECHSPO Virtual booths at SkillsUSA TECHSPO will be active May 5-6 at the Connect to My Future Conference and through the National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) and SkillsUSA Championships, culminating on…
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Executive Update: April 1, 2021

Important Dates: May 4: SkillsUSA National Signing Day May 5-6: Connect to My Future Conference May 8: SkillsUSA’s 56th Anniversary SkillsUSA Loses a Champion Harold Lewis, a member of the SkillsUSA national headquarters staff from September 1974 until June 1997, passed away in Gladstone, Mo., on March 18. SkillsUSA lost not just one of our…
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Executive Update: March 15, 2021

Important Dates:May 4: SkillsUSA National Signing DayMay 5-6: Connect to My Future ConferenceMay 8: SkillsUSA’s 56th Anniversary SkillsUSA National Signing Day Returns On May 4, SkillsUSA National Signing Day returns to celebrate high school seniors and college/postsecondary students who have chosen to pursue careers as professionals in the skilled trades. Learn more about National Signing…
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Executive Update: March 1, 2021

Important Dates May 4: SkillsUSA National Signing Day May 5-6: Connect to My Future Conference May 8: SkillsUSA’s 56th Anniversary New “Connect to My Future” Conference Debuts in May SkillsUSA hosts its first “Connect to My Future” conference from May 5-6. The exciting new event will create an authentic career-focused experience between students and industry…
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Executive Update: February 15, 2021

Important Dates February 2021: Career and Technical Education Month May 4: SkillsUSA National Signing Day May 8: SkillsUSA’s 56th Anniversary SkillsUSA Week Celebrations Cheers to a great SkillsUSA Week 2021! Last week, chapters across the country engaged in experiences that honored their community supporters, connected with local business and industry professionals and shared SkillsUSA with their…
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Executive Update: February 1, 2021

Important Dates February 2021: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 7-13: SkillsUSA Week Mike Rowe Promotes the Energy Industry Mike Rowe produced a short video in coordination with our partner, the Distribution Contractors Association (DCA), to promote the abundant and high-paying jobs in the energy industry. The ad is running in episodes of Mike’s new…
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Executive Update: January 15, 2021

Important Dates: February 2021: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 7-13: SkillsUSA Week SkillsUSA Connects with Assistant Secretary of Education to Discuss Careers The SkillsUSA national officer team connected with the United States Department of Education on Jan. 6 in a virtual meeting where the assistant secretary for career and technical education, Scott Stump, met…
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Executive Update: January 1, 2021

Welcome to 2021 We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday break and had a pleasant New Year. We are feeling hopeful to move forward into 2021 with optimism about SkillsUSA and career and technical education. We will continue to be agile as the world has and will continue to change. Flexibility and adaptability are among our…
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Executive Update: December 15, 2020

Holiday Message from Chelle Travis  The holiday season always inspires feelings of gratitude, and today, in light of the tough times we’ve all faced this year, those feelings have rarely resonated more strongly. SkillsUSA is particularly grateful for the resilience and dedication our student members have demonstrated in the face of 2020’s incredible challenges. We…
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Executive Update: December 1, 2020

Pour the IndusTEA Connects Students to Industry On Nov. 18, SkillsUSA chapters from across the country participated in industry discussion panels as a professional development activity. The trade-specific discussions with industry partners were hosted by SkillsUSA and held via Zoom to help members stay motivated and focused on future career paths in this unusual school…
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